Ensuring the health and safety of remote workers
Companies have the same obligations towards their employees’ welfare, whether they are working from home or in the office
With the phased reopening of the economy under way, some employees will begin to return to their workplaces in the coming weeks.
For many, however, remote working will continue in the months ahead and is likely to remain a significant feature of working life well into the future.
A key principle for employers and employees to remember here is that in cases where employees are working remotely, the terms and conditions of their employment contracts...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
This working life: Sleep and rest are essential for employees’ wellbeing
Sleep needs to be made a priority and treated with the same importance as nutrition and fitness when it comes to our health
This Working Life: ‘People are the most important part of my working life: the clients, the front line workers, the public and the public servants’
While specialisation can be invaluable, it’s important to collaborate and share knowledge, according to Wayne Stanley of Simon Communities of Ireland
This working life: Fidelity staff find a new sense of harmony in company choir
When a few colleagues got together in the Galway office of Fidelity Investments to sing, they never imagined it would turn into a company-wide, global initiative
This working life: How to make your company a place where people want to stay
People don’t leave jobs; they leave cultures and managers. If leaders are not listening, supporting and developing staff and addressing conflict, then people will leave in their droves